On his Criss Cross debut CD trombone star Wycliffe Gordon and a sextet of like-minded associates plus blues singer Carrie Smith, present an expressive program mirroring black church liturgy that eliminates all barriers between the sacred and the secular.
In the band Marcus Printup on trumpet, Victor Goines on tenor sax and pianist Eric Reed, all colleagues from the Wynton Marsalis Orchestra. Plus bassist Reuben Rogers and drummer Winard Harper.
|1.||Jesus Loves Me (W.B. Bradbury) 2:19|
|2.||The Deacon's Moan (Wycliffe Gordon) 6:44|
|3.||What A Friend We Have In Jesus (Ch. C. Converse) 3:47|
|4.||The Lord's Prayer (Traditional) 5:11|
|5.||There's A Tree (The Davis Sisters) 8:17|
|6.||The Gospel Truth (Wycliffe Gordon) 4:39|
|7.||Take My Hand, Precious Lord (Thomas Dorsey) 5:48|
|8.||The Hallelujah Scat (Wycliffe Gordon) 6:07|
|9.||We Have Come Into This House (Traditional) 4:17|
|10.||The Battle Hymn Of The Republic (W. Steffe) 4:31|
|11.||The Message (Wycliffe Gordon) 5:39|
Total Time: 57:25
Recorded May 31, 2000 in Brooklyn, NY, USA by Max Bolleman